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S-100 Completes Successful Qualification Flights

S-100 Completes Successful Qualification FlightsSchiebel

Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 Completes Successful Qualification Flights On French Navy’s BPC Dixmude Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) once again convinced with its outstanding maritime capability when successfully completing qualification flights for the French Navy from 29 May to 3 June 2017. The flight trials were performed from the deck of the Bâtiment de Projection et de Commandement (BPC) Dixmude,…

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Aerialtronics announces PENSAR

Aerialtronics announces PENSARAerialtronics

Aerialtronics announces PENSAR, world’s first dual spectrum computer vision platform. Aerialtronics released a one of a kind fully integrated computer vision platform with deep learning capabilities. PENSAR is a stand-alone twin sensor platform that utilizes the GPU-accelerated computing power of the award-winning NVIDIA® Jetson™ module to allow for real-time video processing and immediate augmented insights. It is the first in…

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Redundant IMU Sensors

REDUNDANT IMU SENSORS FOR UAS INERTIAL NAVIGATIONEmbention

Redundant IMU Sensors For UAS Inertial Navigation Unmanned systems and UAS join measurement data from different sensors to get an accurate navigation. The main sensors used are: IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), GPS (Global Positioning System) and barometers. At the same time, the IMU embeds different sensors to add inertial data to the navigation. These IMU sensors allow to improve flight…

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3DR Partners With SoftBank C&S

3DR Partners With SoftBank C&S3DR

3DR Partners With SoftBank C&S to Offer Site Scan to the AEC Industry in Japan A perfect fit with Japan’s i-Construction mandate, Site Scan will be used to drive productivity for construction and engineering professionals across the country Is 3D Robotics making its way back in the game? It appears so! The makers of Site Scan and the leading drone data platform…

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Nightwarden tactical UAV

Textron unveils Nightwarden tactical UAVBillyPix

PARIS: Textron unveils Nightwarden tactical UAV Textron will today unveil its newest tactical UAV offering dubbed the Nightwarden, a production- ready derivative of the satellite- communications (SATCOM)- enabled Shadow M2 that it first introduced in 2011. Building on the approximately 400 flight hours it carried out with the M2, and incorporating the feedback it had on this from potential customers,…

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Drone Entrepreneurs Take Flight

Drone entrepreneurs take flightGetty

Drone entrepreneurs take flight as costs fall and money-making rises There’s never been a better time to go droning. Rising varieties, advancing technology and falling costs are making drones flexible, specialized and ubiquitous. New drones, like the $499 DJI Spark, are heralding a wave of affordable, high-quality drones that are simple to use. It’s easy for anyone to make a…

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AMA Advocacy 2017

AMA Advocacy 2017Atlanta Hobby / UAV Experts

AMA Advocacy 2017 The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) sent out a statement last week regarding the AMA’s recent involvement in Washington D.C. The email can be found below: It’s been a busy week for AMA in Washington, D.C., where the government affairs team has held multiple meetings with members of Congress and other industry stakeholders to discuss FAA reauthorization and…

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New Target Drone From Leonardo

New Target Drone From LeonardoLeonardo

New Target Drone Released At Paris Air Show By From Leonardo Leonardo, aglobal player in Aerospace, Defence and Security, made a huge announcement at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The company has introduced the new Mirach 40 (M-40) aerial target drone. The new M-40 is designed to provide medium-to-high target drone performance. The M-40 is a remotely piloted aerial system (RPAS) that supports Armed Forces…

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Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar

Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar From NASANASA

Free Safe2Ditch Technology Webinar From NASA The NASA Langley Research Center has opened registration for its new free webinar. The webinar, called Safe2Ditch Technology, is on an autonomous crash management system that enables landing to a safe and clear ditch site for small UAVs. It is set to take place by NASA Engineers on Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT….

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